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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Patrick O'Connor

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 26, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company I, 69th New York Infantry on 7 October 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant on 15 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in the left arm or wrist in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 1 December 1862 in New York City.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1 Wound detail from Nelson.2

Birth

c. 1835

Notes

1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 274  [AotW citation 18181]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 340  [AotW citation 18182]